By now everybody has seen clips of Ricky Gervais' scorched earth emcee stint for the Golden Globe Awards, as well as selected negative reactions to it...
In celebration of Hollywood's drunkest awards ceremony, we've picked seventeen (er, make that sixteen-and-a-half) of the Golden Globes' most clear-headedly sharp style moments.
These are things I would like to improve upon or accomplish in 2011 in no particular order and for no particular reason other than to bring my already exceptional self a little closer to perfection. Read 'em and weep.
I'm not going to tell you about the plot -- it is ridiculous. For me to even discuss it would take away whatever pleasures might be there. But if I were you, I would do what most audiences have done: not go.
That Disney was able to convince the moviegoing populace that they wanted to see a sequel to a 28-year old film that barely anyone remembers in any detail is both a testament to Disney's marketing skill and a sad commentary on blockbuster filmmaking.
The Tourist is not one of the top ten movies of the year. It doesn't seem to aspire that high.
A platoon, while once just an overrated movie about the Vietnam War, is also a smart way to properly match your hitting against opposing pitchers.
As the excitement for the upcoming release of the film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's "The Rum Diary" builds, here at Black Tomato we have been in...
The Tourist is more like steerage than coach, a tarted-up piece of product that's flat and witless. Hopefully, Henckel von Donnersmarck will go back to making his own films and put Hollywood in his rearview mirror.
About a year ago, I came out of "theatrical" retirement to act in a play here in Los Angeles. During the run I was interviewed by a local arts reporte...
I've been complaining for a few weeks now that this season of Survivor has been tortuously dull. Well this week it bounced back with twists so bizarre that, in the words of my idol W.C. Fields: "They baffle science!"
Authors totally appreciate positive feedback. It is so gratifying to know we don't live in a vacuum and that something which came out of our head made a difference to someone.
Even in Eat Pray Love, Julia Roberts' girlish looks made it hard to buy her as a woman struggling to find meaning. She won't be playing harrowed middle-aged for at least another two decades.
What is it about vampires that we find so compelling and fascinating? They're scary, but also charming, sexy, and sophisticated when not playing into the cliché of dramatic capes and slicked-back coifs.
Queen Anne's Revenge in Oahu. Sue Frause photo. I spent three nights at the J.W. Marriott Ihilani at Ko Olina Resort & Marina on the isle of Oahu i...
This week's post includes reviews of the BluRay versions of the gloriously bad camp classic Showgirls and John Ford's archetypical 1939 Western Stagecoach.